It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-06-2003, 02:36 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 154
Isobelj HB User
Smile The heating pad seems to work at last

I first started to use the heating pad I got a few days ago, it's quite big and unweildy so that I have to hold it up against the side of my face which gets tiring, anyway, it doesn't seem that hot though the cover is thick which prevents all the heat coming through. I was using it just holding it up for ten mins at at time, but it seemed to make my ear probs worse, they throbbed afterwards, maybe I was pressing it too hard against the ear. But yesterday I got so tired I lay down with it on top of my jaw and ear (yesterday my ears felt so full, as if I had little swollen balloons in them, it's such an annoying unpleasant feeling, together with dizziness and nausea which I'm realizing is connected to the middle ear inflammation), and this worked much better, the swollen feeling in my right ear has gone down a lot. So I didn't waste my money on this heating pad after all

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 09-06-2003, 02:47 PM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Anvers
Posts: 50
StylophonePet HB User
Post

Glad to hear that the heating pad is working for you.
Remember not to hold it against your jaw longer then 10-15 minutes, because if you do the process will start to revert.
Take care

 
Old 09-06-2003, 07:28 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 154
Isobelj HB User
Post

Stylophonepet,

Thanks for the reply. What do you mean by 'the process will start to revert'?

 
Old 09-07-2003, 11:42 AM   #4
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Anvers
Posts: 50
StylophonePet HB User
Post

By saying "the process will start to revert" I mean that the longer you keep it warm you give the inflammation the opportunity to spread.


 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Three Years - A Chance Meeting 09JD Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) (CRPS) 27 02-15-2010 04:54 AM
great product--Thermophore neck heating pad. Jill 227 TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 3 08-13-2009 07:23 AM
Heating stimulation during labor? Sweetest_Pink00 Pregnancy 5 08-28-2008 02:33 PM
may sound unimportant/heating pads? speciality Back Problems 4 05-23-2008 11:28 AM
sinus pain, neck pain and over heating autumn1985 Sinus Problems 0 02-24-2008 07:25 PM
Just bought the best heating pad ever sherryrenee0423 Fibromyalgia 5 02-06-2008 09:34 AM
Thoughts on Heating Pads singer78 Lymphomas 0 07-02-2007 07:19 PM
Heating Pads??? swiftymike TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 4 08-24-2004 06:34 PM
Are heating pads OK? moni1 Pregnancy 3 08-14-2003 12:22 PM




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:47 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2015 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!